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Kensington Laptop Locks (2)

As per the comment on my previous entry the issue of the Kensington laptop lock being pickable is actually an old one. I admit that I never realised this as it was only highlighted to me just over a week ago.

What I don't understand is why you would upgrade a perfectly good and working laptop lock? I checked with Kensington and found that they have know about the issue for THREE years and never issued a product recall. In the email conversation I have had with them they would not answer why they never issued a recall which is pretty bad going for a company that makes security devices.

Overall the lesson appears to be one of caution with laptop locks because they are not as secure as you may think.

Gary Williams

Gary Williams

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